Today in Movie Culture: Ken Burns's 'Star Wars,' 'The Santa Clause' Is a Horror Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: Ken Burns's 'Star Wars,' 'The Santa Clause' Is a Horror Movie and More

Dec 21, 2015

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:


Mashup of the Day:

The Washington Post imagines if Ken Burns had directed Star Wars, mashing it with the documentarian's classic miniseries The Civil War:


Cosplay of the Day:

Captain Phasma is a fairly small character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but that isn't stopping her feline fans from dressing up as her (via Fashionably Geek):


Fan Build of the Day:

See one Star Wars fan's homemade lightsaber, which is basically just a focused flame sword (via Geekologie):


Classic Cartoon of the Day:

Today is the 70th anniversary of the classic Walt Disney animated short Old Sequoia. Watch the film, which stars Donald Duck, in full below.


Fan Art Project of the Day:

What if this year's best movies, such as Mad Max: Fury Road and Ex Machina, were put out on VHS? See more art for video cassette copies of recent movies at /Film.


Fan Theory of the Day:

Just in time for the start of Winter, The Film Theorists explain why Anna and Elsa from Frozen probably aren't actually sisters:


Reworked Movie of the Day:

Vulture made a trailer that sells Disney's The Santa Clause as a body horror film:


Supercut of the Day:

For Playboy, Jacob T. Swinney compiled all the best Christmas scenes in non-Christmas movies:


Filmmaker in Focus:

For Fandor's Keyframe, Kevin B. Lee tallies up the deaths in Quentin Tarantino movies:


Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Kindergarten Cop. Watch the original trailer for the comedy, which stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and a bunch of little kids, below.


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In the movie Smurfs: The Lost Village, what is the name of the character played by Mandy Patinkin

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